Head of the Justice Department of the southern province of Hormozgan said on Saturday that the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Navy had seized a tanker that was carrying thousands of gallons of illicit fuel in the Persian Gulf and detained the entire crew.
Iran has unequivocally denied the U.S. Navy's allegations that it attempted to sneak 70 tons of a missile fuel component onto a ship headed for Yemen and concealed it amid bags of fertilizer.
The United Kingdom's announcement of a contingency plan involving three-hour power blackouts reflects the bleak mood across Europe as the reality of gas shortages begins to sink in.
The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has seized a vessel carrying 757,000 liters of smuggled fuel in the Persian Gulf.
The Advisor to President and Secretary of the Supreme Council of Free and Special Economic Zones says the UAE earns some $20b annually for bunker fuel and in fact offering services to the ships and vessels in the Persian Gulf which move towards Fujairah Port and unfortunately major part of the bunk fuel of the UAE is provided by the ships which smuggle fuel from Iran to Fujairah.
A cyberattack at 11:00 AM local time on Tuesday disrupted fuel distribution in Iran.
The Iranian ambassador to Beirut says Tehran is ready to build power plants in Lebanon.
The Islamic Republic of Iran has proved that it has never be frightened with the world hegemony’s bully and whenever it has stood firm against the bully, it has succeeded and this time the dispatch of the fuel tankers to Lebanon and earlier to Syria and Venezuela has been a proof for this claim.
While many observers in Lebanon and beyond were projecting a total collapse of order in the Mediterranean Arab country, Hezbollah Secretary-General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah opened a new pathway for Lebanon to break free from a U.S.-led economic straitjacket.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday that the Trump administration was imposing sanctions on five Iranian ship captains who had delivered gasoline to Venezuela.